Reynolds Announces Additional Support for COVID-19-Impacted Renters and Homeowners at Risk of Eviction or Foreclosure

Reynolds Announces Additional Support for COVID-19-Impacted Renters and Homeowners at Risk of Eviction or Foreclosure

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HACAP Lobbies Closed Due to Coronavirus

HACAP Lobbies Closed Due to Coronavirus

Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases that our service area has seen all HACAP lobbies will remain closed to the public until further notice for the safety of our staff and clients.

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Heating Assistance Program Arrives Just in Time for Approaching Cooler Weather

Heating Assistance Program Arrives Just in Time for Approaching Cooler Weather

Starting November 1 individuals meeting at (or below) the Federal Poverty Guidelines are eligible to apply for the 2020 Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) facilitated through the Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, Inc. (HACAP) in the following counties: Benton, Delaware, Dubuque, Jones, Iowa, Jackson, Johnson, Linn, and Washington.

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National Weatherization Day October 30

National Weatherization Day October 30

October 30th is National Weatherization Day—a day that’s meant to highlight the impact of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), which saves energy and improves the health and safety of homes.

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HACAP Recognizes Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

HACAP Recognizes Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

Many homes built before 1978 contain lead paint! When lead paint gets old, it can start peeling and become a hazard. Find out more by talking to your state or local health department about testing paint and dust in your home for lead.

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HACAP Opens New Dubuque County Outreach Office Located Near Town Clock

HACAP Opens New Dubuque County Outreach Office Located Near Town Clock

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP) opened a new Dubuque County Outreach Office on October 15 located at 220 W. 7th St. just under Town Clock. The new outreach center has replaced the former Operation: New View Office on Central Avenue and that building is no longer a place of service.

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Iowa Food Banks Receive $50,000 from Amerigroup to Support Disaster Relief Response Efforts

Iowa Food Banks Receive $50,000 from Amerigroup to Support Disaster Relief Response Efforts

Several food banks in Iowa received $50,000 from Amerigroup to support ongoing disaster recovery efforts and continue Amerigroup’s commitment to improving lives and communities. The funding will increase access to healthy food for nearly 80,000 Iowans who are rebuilding lives and communities following the August 10 derecho.

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HACAP Food Reservoir COVID-19 Response

HACAP Food Reservoir COVID-19 Response

As the unprecedented pandemic causes our local and global economies to come to a halt, we’re continuing to see unemployment skyrocket at an alarming rate. Even before the crisis, many eastern Iowa residents were struggling to make ends meet, and now many more are experiencing crippling financial hardship, especially with schools and so many businesses forced to close. In the weeks and months to come, we expect to face even greater challenges.

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HACAP Head Start Receives Grant to Expand Services to Dubuque, Delaware and Jackson Counties

HACAP Head Start Receives Grant to Expand Services to Dubuque, Delaware and Jackson Counties

HACAP Head Start was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday August 6 to expand early childhood education services in Dubuque, Delaware, and Jackson counties. A total of $539,476 has been awarded for HACAP Head Start to conduct operations from October 1 through the end of the year and will receive a total of $2,260,354 to cover operations in 2021.

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New Cedar Rapids WIC Clinic Now Open

New Cedar Rapids WIC Clinic Now Open

Iowa WIC, along with HACAP's Family & Community Health Alliance, have opened a new WIC clinic that is currently housed inside of the recently constructed Linn County Public Health Building located at 1020 6th St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA. The new LCPH WIC location is replacing HACAP's old North Towne Office that was located at 2121 N Towne Ln NE. That location is now permanently closed.

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